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t3: Changing the Conversation

Critical and timely topics focused on homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Jeff Olivet and Kristen Paquette of the Center for Social Innovation interview health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services. For more information visit thinkt3.com.
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May 14, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet addresses employment for homeless people with Melissa Young from Heartland Alliance. They discuss the need for quality jobs and career pathways as well as integration of homeless and workforce systems. Visit thinkt3.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for more resources to grow your impact.

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National Center on Employment and Homelessness (Heartland Alliance)

Ending Homelessness through Employment (Heartland Alliance)

Creating Economic Opportunity for Homeless Jobseekers: The Role of Employers and Community-Based Organizations by Melissa Young

Feb 19, 2018

Steve Berg of the National Alliance to End Homelessness joins host Jeff Olivet for an engaging conversation about preventing homelessness. They address housing policies and changes to systems that would keep people stably housed.

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National Alliance to End Homelessness
Housing Research from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Tenant Based Vouchers
Second Chance Act Grant Program

 

Feb 5, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Claas Ehlers, Chief Executive Officer of Family Promise, about supporting families experiencing homelessness in achieving independence through community-based responses.

 

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Family Promise

SchoolHouse Connection

Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth

 

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National Network to End Family Homelessness

Services Matter: How Housing & Services Can End Family Homelessness

Racial Equity and Homelessness: You Can’t Tinker Your Way Toward Justice

Jan 8, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Sarah Rosenkrantz and Sam Greenberg, co-founders of Y2Y Harvard Square—a student-run overnight shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness. They discuss how Y2Y provides sanctuary, pathways out of homelessness, and opportunities for advocacy in a trauma-informed environment.

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Organizations Mentioned During this Episode:
Y2Y Harvard Square
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
Boston Youth Advisory Board
Phillips Brooks House Association
A Way Home America
 
Resources:
For info on many of the kinds of training mentioned by Sarah and Sam, check out t3’s course offerings.
Access the TICOMETER to evaluate your organization’s need and progress in implementing trauma-informed care.
Dec 4, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Dr. Dawud Raamah, a dentist treating people experiencing homelessness in a clinic in downtown Seattle. They discuss how good dentistry, respect, and positivity can change lives.

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Nov 6, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Ellen Bassuk to discuss the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on children experiencing homelessness.  Ellen Bassuk is President of The Bassuk Center on Homelessness and Vulnerable Children & Youth, and Founder of the Center for Social Innovation.

Sep 25, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet visits Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where they are working to prevent drug overdose and support treatment and recovery. His honest conversations with a person in treatment and a nurse and doctor bring to light some of the real, day-to-day issues of the opioid epidemic.

Feb 13, 2017

On a visit to the Dallas Public Library, host Jeff Olivet sits down with Jo Guidice, the library's Director, to discuss the innovative ways DPL is serving and engaging its homeless customers, as many as 50-60 people every day.

Jan 30, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Dr. Jama Shelton and Robert Sember in Harlem to discuss activism, social change, and how we create real and lasting change in the world.

Dec 6, 2016

Dr. Joyce Maguire Paveo, a national expert on foster care and adoption, discusses with host Jeff Olivet the crossroads between homelessness and foster care.

Nov 21, 2016

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with C4's Laura Gillis of Baltimore, public health nurse, advocate, activist and service provider in the homelessness field for 25 years, to discuss what's changed in the field, what homelessness is really about, and what it would take to level the playing field.

Oct 25, 2016

In anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) Annual Conference in Ontario, host Jeff Olivet interviews Tim Richter (President) and Wally Czech (Director of Training) from the Canadian Alliance to discover parallels in the homelessness epidemic among the two countries that include rural communities, policy changes, indigenous rights and historical considerations. And as Rachel Ehly (t3, Managing Director) explains, this episode also serves as the official launch of t3's partnership with the Canadian Alliance.

Aug 15, 2016

In this dynamic conversation with Senior Analyst Collin Whelley and Public Policy Attorney Kate Whelley McCabe, Jeff taps into their insights regarding the legal rights of those experiencing homelessness, local ordinances that criminalize homelessness and the rise of urban neoliberalism. 

Bonus: Collin performs a piece he wrote about homelessness in Boulder, Colorado. 

Aug 2, 2016

Dr. Donald Burnes talks with Jeff Olivet on the current state of homelessness in America, income inequality, and discusses his new book "Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven't, How We Can".

 

 

May 24, 2016

Ayala Livny shares the expertise that she has found in the young people who are experiencing homelessness that she has worked with for over eleven years.  

May 17, 2016

Dr. Sam Tsemberis traces the history of the Housing First model and its tremendous successes for the chronically homeless, in spite of the wariness and disbelief that he and his team faced from colleagues. Sam emphasizes the importance of the program's core values for continued successful implementation nationwide today.

Mar 14, 2016

Dr. Ellen Bassuk provides an overview of the complexities involving family homelessness.

Feb 23, 2016

Drawing from his experience domestically and abroad, Dr. Wayne A. Centrone discusses the importance of building local capacity within communities to transform the lives of youth living with homelessness. He focuses on the power of active listening to improve the conditions of those he serves. 

Jan 26, 2016

Jama Shelton Ph.D. and Marc Dones discuss homelessness’ impact on LGBTQ youth, from both the perspective of service providers and policy. 

Jan 6, 2016

In this episode, Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, talks about the power of digital media in both changing the public perception on homelessness and connecting social services to people during times of crisis.

Dec 23, 2015

Mark Horvath, Founder of Invisible People, talks about the state of homelessness in America and the importance of changing perceptions as a mean to end homelessness. 

Oct 26, 2015

Dr. Kristie Thomas, Assistant Professor at Simmons College School of Social Work, talks about intimate partner violence (IPV) and the connections between IPV and homelessness.

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